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Governance and Structure

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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The University Executive Committee is responsible for all matters associated with the development and management of the university. Council is the university’s governing body.

University Executive Committee

The executive committee’s responsibilities include:

  • the university strategy
  • academic provision
  • financial matters
  • HR matters
  • matters related to marketing, the recruitment of students, external relations and communications
  • matters related to student experience and welfare

University Executive Committee currently comprises six members, including the vice-chancellor as chair.

University Executive Committee members

  • Stephen Marston – Vice Chancellor
  • ​Prof David James - Dean of Academic Development
  • ​Camille Stallard - Chief Financial Officer​
  • Dr. Matthew Andrews - University Secretary and Registrar​

Office for Students

The University is listed on the Register of all English higher education providers officially registered by the Office for Students. The Register is a single, authoritative reference about a provider’s regulatory ​status. It can be  accessed here.

A condition of registration is that the University must publish certain documents, which can be found below:

Student Protection Plan
Student Transfer Arrangements
Access and Participation Plan 2020/21 to 2024/25
Access and Participation Plan 2019/20
Transparency information
Degree Outcomes Statement 2019/​20

Charitable status

University of Gloucestershire legal name and correspondence address:

University of Gloucestershire
Fullwood House, Park Campus
The Park, Cheltenham GL50 2RH

The University of Gloucestershire is an exempt charity under the terms of the Charities Act 2011.

Key documents:

Council members
Council members charitable status update
Financial Statements 2020
University of Gloucestershire's shareholdings​ 2019​
University of Gloucestershire's shareholdings​ 2020​ ​​
The current university articles of association (from 2016)
The university's previous Memorandum of Association and Articles of Association (for 2011 - 2016)
The university’s previous Memorandum of Association and Articles of Association (for 2006 – 2011)
Trade union facilities time
University staff expenses policy
Fullwood Park Ltd (2020​) 
The Janet Trotter Trust (2019/20)

Key documents in accessible format

Financial Statements 2020
Fullwood Park Ltd Financial Statements 2020​
The Janet Trotter Trust Financial Statements 2019-2020

Additional key University documents can be accessed through the Document Hub.​​​

Previous Financial Statements:

Financial Statements 2012
Financial Statements 2013
Financial Statements 2014
Financial Statements 2015
Financial Statements 2016
Financial Statements 2017
Financial Statements 2018
Financial Statements 2019

Financial Statements Fullwood Park 2015-2016
Financial Statements Fullwood Park 2016-2017
Financial Statements Fullwood Park 2018-2019

Financial Statements The Janet Trotter Trust 2015-2016
Financial Statements The Janet Trotter Trust 2017
Financial Statements The Janet Trotter Trust​ (2018/19)